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Diamond Hill Announces Alyssa Bentz as Chief Compliance Officer

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 15, 2024 – Diamond Hill today announced Alyssa Bentz has joined the firm and will succeed retiring CCO, Gary Young, effective May 1. In this role, Bentz will be responsible for managing the firm’s effective compliance program with a focus on protecting client interests.

“I’m delighted to welcome Alyssa to Diamond Hill as our Chief Compliance Officer,” said Heather Brilliant, Diamond Hill CEO. “Alyssa’s deep industry knowledge and level of experience will ensure we continue to have a strong culture of compliance while delivering great investment outcomes for our clients. I look forward to working with her.”

Bentz brings 20 years of experience in the financial services industry across various roles. Most recently, she served as Chief Compliance Officer for First American Funds and US Bancorp Asset Management where she led a team of ten compliance professionals responsible for owning the compliance program evolution, ongoing program administration and compliance reviews/reporting. Prior to that, she held roles as Compliance Manager, Interim Senior Business Unit Risk Manager and Managing Director of Operations. She began her career at FAF Advisors in 2004 as a trade controller before progressing to a front office trading analyst and later, a front office manager. Bentz earned her Bachelor of Arts in Economics and minor in communications from the University of Minnesota.

“Diamond Hill’s ethical leadership is admirable and key to the firm’s success," said Bentz. "I am thrilled to be joining the team and am committed to maintaining, supporting and building upon the firm's robust compliance culture.”

Young will work closely with Bentz to ensure a smooth transition before retiring from Diamond Hill. Young has been with Diamond Hill since 2004, helping build the firm’s compliance infrastructure and policies and fostering a sense of shared responsibility for compliance. “I’m proud of what we have built over the past 20-plus years and believe Diamond Hill’s future is very bright,” said Young. “I am grateful for the opportunity to contribute to the firm’s success and help develop who we are today.”

Brilliant added, “Gary retires with our deepest gratitude. During Gary’s long and successful tenure, our culture has benefited greatly from his vision and guidance, and we wish Gary all the best in his next chapter.”

About Diamond Hill

Diamond Hill invests on behalf of clients through a shared commitment to its valuation-driven investment principles, long-term perspective, capacity discipline and client alignment. An independent active asset manager with significant employee ownership, Diamond Hill's investment strategies include differentiated U.S. and international equity, alternative long-short equity and fixed income. As of March 31, 2024, Diamond Hill’s assets under management and assets under advisement totaled $31.9 billion. For more information visit

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